is a dramaturg based in Milwaukee and a member of the Advisory Company of artists for Forward Theater Company in Madison. For fifteen years, he saw over 200 plays each year on behalf of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, for which he began reviewing plays and books in 2003. Mike served as chief drama critic for the Journal-Sentinel from 2009-18, reviewing plays throughout Wisconsin as well as Chicagoland. Since leaving the Journal-Sentinel, Mike has written essays and educational materials for numerous Wisconsin theater productions. Mike is also a host of Theater Forward, a bimonthly theater podcast. Mike has a BA (Yale) and MA (Michigan) in English as well as a JD (Harvard).